The Relationship between Facebook Use and Well-Being depends on Communication Type and Tie Strength
J. Computer-Mediated Communication, Volume 21, Issue 4, 2016, Pages 265-281.
An extensive literature shows that social relationships influence psychological well-being, but the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. We test predictions about online interactions and well-being made by theories of belongingness, relationship maintenance, relational investment, social support, and social comparison. An opt-in panel st...More
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